Macky Sall, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Macky Sall

current President and former Prime Minister of Senegal

Date of Birth: 11-Dec-1961

Place of Birth: Fatick, Senegal

Profession: engineer, politician

Nationality: Senegal

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Macky Sall

  • Macky Sall (born 11 December 1961) is a Senegalese politician who has been President of Senegal since April 2012.
  • He was re-elected President in the first round voting in February 2019 Senegalese presidential election.
  • Under President Abdoulaye Wade, Sall was Prime Minister of Senegal from April 2004 to June 2007 and President of the National Assembly from June 2007 to November 2008.
  • He was the Mayor of Fatick from 2002 to 2008 and held that post again from 2009 to 2012. Sall was a long-time member of the Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS).
  • After coming into conflict with Wade, he was removed from his post as President of the National Assembly in November 2008; he consequently founded his own party named APR, and joined the opposition.
  • Placing second in the first round of the 2012 presidential election, he won the backing of other opposition candidates and prevailed over Wade in the second round of voting, held on 25 March 2012.

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